Top Ten Most Suspenseful Movies

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What movies kept you completely on the edge of your seat the whole time wondering what would happen next and left you walking out of the theater in a sweat. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

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1
The Silence of the Lambs
Anthony Hopkins was the real key in this movie. He made everthing confusing yet entertaining

PePsMeX

His acting was superb. However the last scene where the shootout takes place was perfect. Thumbs up
Anthony hopkins made this movies the number 1 suspenseful movie of all times
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2The Usual Suspects
Best story and great suspense which does not allow the audience to even think what would happen in the ending simply great suspense thriller
The best suspense movie ever made... Should be rated as number one in this list.
The best suspense movie period have not seen one better. Not horror but seat of your pants mind testing movie that keeps you thinking for days. Even better the second time!
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3The Sixth Sense
I think this is not an usual film. You need to watch. This is actually SUSPENSEFUL movie. This is little bit old but its OK it can full fill your need.
Best suspense movie I ever saw fantastic must see
This is best suspense movie ever
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4Saw
awesome series... JIGSAW(Tobin Bell) has made a benchmark in this category by his outstanding prfrmnce... "a must watch 4 every1 who lyks to be thrilled. "
Suspense at the end of every part of the series. Absolutely brilliant with some horror and outstanding real like violence. Thanks to those thoughtful writers for this awesome series with some useful message.
This often gets classified as "horror, " but I don't think I agree with that. It is way more psychological. People talk about it being "so violent, " but they actually trick you into thinking you see more violence than you actually do in this original. Pretty brilliant and suspenseful movie.
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5Seven
movie about serial killer with lot of emotions, that circle completed at climax.
MORGAN, PITT ^^ FINCHER ALL THREE AT IT BEST
NEVER DIE BEFORE SEE THIS MOVIE...
"What's in the Box? "... Damn!

6Memento
Where is this movie?
This one is perhaps the most complex suspense movie I've seen. One of my all time faves
Nice way to show the movie
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7Psycho
Definitely the first movie that came to mind. This movie IS suspense.

logblobo

Definitely it's the greatest movie ever made! It's the "Mother" of the suspense movies! Q

8Mute Witness

9Fight Club
It is actually best cast by brad pitt himself, this movie makes him famous
I love the last scenes it like wow... Great movie the noe must watch it
Awesome movie... Edward nortan rocks... Superb acting by brat pit to... Must watch movie...
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10Jaws
Let's be honest...
at some point in life,
we're ALL gonna need a bigger boat.

TheMightyCelestial

For the time, this was absolutely the definitive suspense.

The Contenders

11Scream

12The Strangers
great movie! The fact you never see the killers faces is awesome. French original is great also
This was definitely one of the creepiest movies that stick with you!

13The Shining
Just one word "AWESOME"

14High Tension

15The Thing

My absolute favorite horror movie of all time. It's suspensfel and scary.

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16Final Destination 2

17Wrong Turn

18Shutter Island
The ending is just too good! And we all know how well leonardo di caprio acts
Dame good movie, had to watch it twice, and going to watch it again soon.
Greatest psychological thriller ever made...
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19The Prestige
Christian bale, michael caine, hugh jackman
And one of their best performance
And best suspense movie ever made.
This movie challenges your attention while watching it... Simply loved it.

20Cabin Fever

21Titanic

22The Exorcist

23Alien
Without equal because the main character is killed early in the movie and the hero turns outTo be a modern woman. Oh and the real villain actually is a defense company.

24Jacob's Ladder

25Rosemary's Baby

26Speed

27I Am Legend
The part where Neville goes into the building looking for his dog Sam not knowing what was around the corner.

28I Know Who Killed Me

29The Game (1997)

30The Departed
Yeah, brad pitt was great in this movie! Who did he play again? :/
Haha is this a joke. , matt Damon and brad Pitt at their best, and twilight ranked higher?

31Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
THIS IS THE BEST INSTALLMENT OF HARRY POTTER SERIES. MUST WATCH!

32Wait Until Dark

Harry Roat Jr. Creepiest villan in the movies.

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33Poltergeist

34Speed 2: Cruise Control

35Twilight

36House on Haunted Hill (1959)

37Contact

38King Kong

39The Machinist
Really awesome movie with great suspense and Christian bale is like wow... What a great actor he is...
Awesome Suspense till the End, Great Movie! Christian Bale@the best!

40The Others
One of the best suspense thrillers

41Orphan
All time great... In top three in my list.

42Copycat

43Cop Land

44The Lovely Bones
Because I thought she is safe but then, she's already a chopping girl

45Cloverfield

46127 Hours
Very good thhe best film

47The Net

48Pulp Fiction

49Saw II

50Buried

51Ocean's Eleven

52Vertigo

53ATM
It was a movie that sucked me in and I couldn't help but feel for the trapped people. Great movie! 8 out of 10

54A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010)

55Tamara

56Constantine

57Reeker

58Heartbreakers

59Primal Fear

60Joy Ride

61Inside Man
Best ever movie watch it 10 time still love it

62The Grudge 2

63Mirrors

64Law Abiding Citizen Listen to sample

65World War Z

66American Psycho
Wonder how its not on the list, should be in top 5!

67Les Diaboliques

68Final Destination 5

69Chaos

70Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

71North by Northwest

72The Hunger Games

73Gravity

74Prisoners

75Texas Chainsaw Massacre

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